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Texas man arrested after filming traffic stop

This footage shows cops arresting a bystander after the man filmed a traffic stop in Killeen, Texas. The cop concedes at one point that the man has the right to film, but claims that the man speaking to the occupants of the vehicle interfered wit... ...

Border agents seize 154 pounds of ‘prohibited bologna’ at Texas crossing

154 pounds of 'prohibited bologna' from Mexico was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at a Texas border crossing point, according to a zesty CBP news release that's making the news rounds today.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a news release a man told U.S. agents Thursday at the El Paso border ...

Christopher Brown talking legal thrillers, dystopia, and science fiction

Christopher Brown (previously) is the guest on this week's Agony Column podcast with Rick Kleffel (MP3) (previously), discussing his outstanding legal thriller/sf climate change dystopia Rule of Capture.

It's a longform interview, and Brown digs into the oddity of both the law and legal fiction, the way that sf has so ...

My Life on the Road: Accidental Rocket Sighting

In April, my wife and I returned from a few months in Mexico, to Texas. We were planning on hanging around until the end of the month before driving back up to Canada. On a particularly hot day, we thought it'd be nice to take our pooch to the beach so that she could cool ...

More than 20 Texas cities and towns have been taken hostage by ransomware

The American ransomware epidemic shows no signs of slowing, as the confluence of underinvestment in IT and information security and the NSA's reckless stockpiling of computer vulnerabilities means that petty criminals can extort vast sums from distant municipalities by seizing their entire networked infrastructure.

Currently, more than 20 towns and cities in Texas ...

My Life on the Road — Staying Still

I've been back in Canada since May and I am certain I am losing my mind. It's a certainty that takes hold of me, every year.

We come home because we have to. As Canadians, we can only stay in the Untied States for a maximum of six months at a time. This past year, we ...

Blood banks in El Paso are ‘overwhelmed’ by donations after mass shooting

08.03.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

After a devastating mass shooting, El Paso's community pulled together to donate blood.  A gunman opened fire in a Walmart on Saturday morning, injuring at least 23 people, CNN reports. Police confirmed "multiple" fatalities. This is the 249th m... ...

Houstonites! Come see Hank Green and me in conversation tomorrow night!

Hank Green and I are doing a double act tomorrow night, July 31, as part of the tour for the paperback of his debut novel, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing. It's a ticketed event (admission includes a copy of Hank's book), and we're presenting at 7PM at Spring Forest Middle School in association ...